Job Search Focus Group: 8 a.m. weekly for new member orientation; 9 a.m. weekly regular meeting, Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church, 1345 Grace Ave. Details: 871-0320.
Cheers Toastmasters: noon weekly, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sixth and Vine streets, downtown. Details: Michele Girard, 688-1625.
Business Network International, Commonwealth chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Covington. Details: Dr. Ron Savignano, (859) 261-9261.
Cincinnati Paralegal Association: Noon, Cincinnati Bar Association Offices, 225 E. Sixth St. Panel discussion - "National Federation of Paralegal Associations Affiliation." Cost: $5 for members; $7 for nonmembers. Reservations: Kathleen M. Grote, 357-9470.
Allied Construction Industries: 5:30 p.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Construction Process Planning." Cost: $60 for members; $90 for nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.
Toast of the Town (Toastmasters): Noon weekly, 4680 Parkway Drive, Suite 420 (Ford Regional Offices) in Mason. "Improve Your Communications and Interpersonal Skills." Details: Michael Davis, 745-7039.
Business Network International, Anderson/Eastgate chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Details: Steve Waldner, 943-1889.
Business Network International, Hyde Park chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Big Sky Bread Bakery & Cafe, Oakley Square, 3012 Madison Road. Details: Kenneth Kinder, 852-2594.
Business Network International, Kenton/Boone chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage, Erlanger. Details: Gary Jennings, (859) 431-1975.
Business Network International, Boone County chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Wessels Building, 1881 Dixie Highway. Details: Don Talbert, 762-7736.
Business Network International, Middletown chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, 3851 Towne Blvd. Details: Dr. David Terry, 442-2598.
Business Network International, Delhi chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Hills Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Steve Schenkel, 347-0700.
Business Network International, West Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Winton Savings & Loan, 5511 Cheviot Road. Details: Tom Tasset Jr., 741-2100.
Business Network International, River Valley chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Perkins, 2611 Alexandria Pike. Details: Mike Shine, (859) 341-6700, ext. 19.
Network Professionals Inc., Eastern Cincinnati chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, New England Club, 8135 Beechmont Ave. Details: Frank Agin, (888) 509-5323.
Greater Anderson Networking Professionals: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Frisch's Restaurant, 7706 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Details: Jim Dunphy, 528-2721.
Seven Hills Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Coldwell Banker, 9600 Montgomery Road. Details: Brian Cambre, 793-6211.
Star Financial Group Inc.: 6 p.m. weekly, 4866 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. "How to Pay for College Without Going Broke - Getting the Maximum Money for College." Free. Reservations: 792-4692.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 7:15 a.m., Four Seasons Country Club, 345 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills. "Northern Kentucky Industry Report 2002." Cost: $15 for chamber members in advance; $20 at the door; $40 for future members. Reservations: (859) 578-6395.
Allied Construction Industries: 7:30 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Safety Coffee: Mold Issues in Construction." Free. Details: 221-8020.
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 7:30 a.m., Northern Kentucky Chamber, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330, Fort Mitchell. "Strategic Eight Executive Preview." Registration: 579-3111.
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Chamber's Blue Ash Office, 4540 Cooper Road, Suite 305. "Small Business Awards Preview." Free. Details: 686-2946.
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Queen City Club, 331 E. Fourth St. Cost: $25 for GCVA members; $30 for guests; $35 for nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111.
Retirement Capital Advisors: 4 p.m., Tuesday and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, 11500 Northlake Drive, Suite 100. "Investing 202 - Investment Management." Free. Registration: 769-4040.
Business Network International, Eastern Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Comey & Shepherd Realtors, 7333 Beechmont Ave. Free. Details: Rick Seissiger, 576-0747.
Business Network International, Kenwood chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Tri Health Sports Complex, Interstate 71 and Pfeiffer Road. Details: Jim Courtney, 961-3075.
Business Network International, Mason chapter: 7:15 a.m., weekly, Sibcy Cline Realtors, 10000 Kings Automall Drive. Details: Cory O'Donnell, 683-7688.
Business Network International, River Cities chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Dave Schansberg, (859) 341-5777.
Business Network International, Tristate chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Perkins restaurant, 2611 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights. Details: Tom Bockenstette, 752-5400.
Business Network International, West Chester chapter, 7 a.m. weekly, O'Charley's Restaurant, 7412 Tylersville Road, West Chester Township. Details: Barb Fischer, 759-0070.
Business Network International, Western Hills chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Western Sports Mall, 2323 Ferguson Road. Details: Carl McClurg, 598-6011.
Business Network International, Beckett chapter: 11:45 a.m. weekly, Beckett Office Center, 8050 Beckett Center Drive, West Chester Township. Details: Doug Smith, 699-5050.
Business Network International, Greater Cincinnati chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Fifth Third Tower downtown, 30th floor. Details: Brad Youngblood, 841-1010.
Business Network International, Fairfield chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, ET Cyber Cafe, 5965-2 Boymel Drive. Details: Dr. Dean Tower, 858-3311.
Toastmasters of Mount Auburn: Noon weekly, Cancer Family Care, 2421 Auburn Ave. Details: Jan Borgman or Andrea Herzig, 731-3346.
American Association of Individual Investors, Cincinnati chapter: 6:30 p.m., Quality Inn and Hotel, 4747 Montgomery Road, Norwood. "Basics of ETFs - Diversity Like Mutual Funds, Trade-Ability and Control Like Stocks." Cost: $25 for program and dinner; $5 for program only. Reservations: 521-8365.
Alliance for Chemical Safety: 3 p.m., Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, 3805 Edwards Road, Suite 500 (Rookwood Tower office building). "How to Solve an Environmental Problem." Details: Deb Leonard, 612-3074.
Society for Technical Communication, Southwest Ohio chapter: 5:30 p.m., Alex's Continental Restaurant, 125 Monarch Lane, Miamisburg. "Security in the Internet Age." Reservations: Brenda Tabberer, email@example.com.
Institute of Management Accountants, Miami Valley chapter: 5:30 p.m., Receptions, 5975 Boymel Drive, Fairfield. "2002 Tax Update." Cost: $25. Reservations: Denny Fairchild, 863-4758 by noon Monday.
National Human Resources Association, Cincinnati Affiliate: 11:30 a.m., Queen City Club, 331 E. Fourth St. "Common Employer Mistakes and Important Wage and Hour Issues." Cost: $20 for members and students in advance; $25 for nonmembers; $5 additional at the door. Reservations: Shauna Arnett, 562-2608.
Cincinnati Women's Society of CPA's: 6 p.m., Deloitte & Touche in the Chiquita Center, 250 E. Fifth St. "Participate in Mercy Franciscan at St. John's Adopt-A-Family Program - Wrapping Gifts for Selected Families." Details: Lisa Hilmer, 412-8370.
Project Management Institute, Southwest Ohio chapter: 6 p.m., Clarion Hotel, 5901 Pfeiffer Road, Blue Ash. "Enterprise Project Management." Cost: $25 for members in advance; $35 for members and nonmembers at the door; $10 for student chapter members. Reservations: Kristie Spivey, 737-0795.
Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Mechanics Liens - Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana." Cost: $45 for members; $70 for nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Northern Kentucky Chamber, 300 Buttermilk Pike, Suite 330, Fort Mitchell. "ISQ/QS/AS9000 Executive Preview." Registration: 579-3111.
Business Network International, Blue Ash chapter: 7:15 a.m. weekly, Blue Ash Banquet Hall, 11330 Williamson Road. Details: Jane Henke, 825-7585.
Business Network International, Bluegrass chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Holiday Inn, Riverfront, 600 West Third St., Covington. Details: Ken Holiday, (859) 802-3049.
Business Network International, KOI chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger, Details: Rick Schuler, (859) 525-1199.
Business Network International, Montgomery chapter: 11:30 a.m. weekly, Kids First Sports Center, 7900 E. Kemper Road. Details: Jeff McSwain, 326-6665.
Business Network International, Tri-County chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Kinker-Eveleigh, 7750 Montgomery Road. Details: Bill Perin, 984-6620.
Business Network International, Springdale chapter: 7:30 a.m. weekly, Cincinnati Investments Council, 12077 Sheraton Lane. Details: Jenny Funk, 891-8400.
Northern Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. weekly, Fairfield Fire Station No. 2, Ohio 4 at Boymel Drive, Fairfield. Details: Mike Combs, 742-0768.
West Hills Toastmasters: 7 p.m. first and third Thursday of each month, Perkins Restaurant, Monfort Heights. Details: Don Hartley, 481-6608, or Will Atkinson, 574-0396.
Northern Kentucky Human Resource Association (Northern Kentucky chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management): 11:30 a.m., Receptions Conference Center, 1379 Donaldson Road, Erlanger. "Building Business Partnerships." Cost: Free for members; $25 for nonmembers. Reservations: Phyllis Yeager, (859) 442-2111.
Allied Construction Industries: 8 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Financial Statements for Non-Financial People." Cost: $30 for members; $45 for nonmembers. Details: 221-8020.
Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce: 8 a.m., Schiff Family Conference Center in Xavier University's Cintas Center. "Situational Leadership - Paul Hersey, author of The Situational Leader, offers a practical framework for developing people and increasing productivity." Cost: $40 for chamber and Tri-state Chamber Collaborative members; $98 nonmembers. Registration: 579-3111.
Society for Marketing Professional Services, Greater Cincinnati chapter: 11 a.m., Montgomery Inn Banquet Center, 601 E. Pete Rose Way. "Top Executives From Local Hospitals Discussing What Is Coming Up at Their Facilities." Cost: $35 members and member guests; $50 nonmembers; $60 walk-ins. Registrations: Jennifer Kunz, 561-2412.
Business Network International, Northern Kentucky chapter: 7 a.m. weekly, Colonial Cottage Inn, 3140 Dixie Highway, Erlanger. Details: Cyril Benjamin, (859) 491-8300.
AAA Ohio Auto Club, West Chester Office: 9 a.m., 4864 Union Centre Pavilion Drive. "Open House." Details: 870-0951.
Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce: 11:30 a.m., Metropolitan Club, 50 W. RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. "Government Forum - Attorney General, Ben Chandler." Cost: $30 for chamber members; $40 for nonmembers. Reservations: (859) 578-6395.
Allied Construction Industries: 7:30 a.m., 1010 Yale Ave. "Introduction and Update on ACI Services to the Commercial Construction Industry." Free. Registrations: 221-8020.
College finance: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oak Hills High School, Lower Level, Room 126, 3200 Ebenezer Road. "College Financial Aid." Free. Reservations: 922-6400.
Investor: Noon, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 W. Fifth St. "Courage to be an Investor." Sponsored by Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc. Free. Details: 421-9100.
Information technology: 8 a.m., Madison E-Zone, 535 Madison Ave., suite 400, Covington. "Computing Solutions for a Mobile Business." Sponsored by C-Forward. Free. Registrations: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial: Noon, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 W. Fifth St., downtown. "Courage to be an Investor." Sponsored by Legg Mason. Free. Reservations: 241-8600.
Financial: 5:45 and 6:45 p.m., 3806 Paxton Ave., Hyde Park Plaza. "Exchanging Various Assets, Even Real Estate, For High Interest Paying, Highly Tax Favorable Annuities." Sponsored by National Community Foundation. Free. Reservations: (888) 392-5600.
Home buyer: 6 p.m., Fifth Third Bank, 5050 Kingsley Drive, Madisonville Operations Center. Free. Reservations: 744-0714.
Small business: 6 p.m., Room 461 of the BEP Center on the main campus of Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights. "Securing Financing for Your Small Business.: Sponsored by Northern Kentucky University Small Business Development Center and PNC Bank. Free. Registration: (859) 572-6524.
Wills and trusts: 6:30 p.m., Florence Library, 7425 U.S. 42, Florence. "Have You Thought About Your Will Lately?" Sponsored by Edward Jones. Free. Reservations: (859) 282-7040.
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